Wilkesboro, North Carolina - The Wilkes Community College Foundation is pleased to announce its first annual MerleFest Mega Raffle in support of scholarships at WCC. Net proceeds from the raffle will directly support the Presidential Scholarship and the WCC SAGE Fellows program. The Mega Raffle includes over $127,000 in cash and prizes with drawings held every 2 minutes during a virtual drawing on Tuesday, May 11, from 7:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern. Tickets are $100 each and will go on sale on the website on Monday, March 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. Only 2,500 tickets will be sold. Each ticket purchased entitles the ticketholder to two entries into the drawings. For more information on the benefactors, official contest rules, prize list, or to purchase tickets, please visit www.merlefest.org/megaraffle.
MerleFest, presented by Window World, is scheduled to reconvene September 16-19, 2021 on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.